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Letcher County Hamfest

  • The Mountain Shrine Club 95 Maryland Drive Whitesburg, KY, 41858 United States (map)

Come join hams from Eastern Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, and Northeast Tennessee in beautiful Whitesburg, KY on April 13th.

ARRL exams will be given to those wishing to get an Amateur Radio license or upgrade a license. Testing fee is $15 cash. Please bring a photo ID. If upgrading please bring an official copy of your current license. Study material can be found at

We will be joined by the Museum of Radio and Technology from Huntington, WV. They will have some great ham related gear for purchase, as well as tube and transistor radios and parts for them.

The Mountain Shrine Club will be serving a breakfast that morning, so come hungry. Breakfast price is NOT included in your entry fee, and is yet to be determined.

We welcome Shortwave listeners, Citizen Band enthusiast, Preppers, and the general public to attend.

Entry fee for hamfest is $5 per person, tables for those wishing to sale items is $10 per table. Outdoor tailgating is available, with the purchase of one entry fee.

Main Door prize is a TYT MD-9600 DMR/
Analog 2M/440 mobile radio, purchased from R and L Electronics. We also have additional door prizes from MFJ Enterprises Inc., Chameleon Antenna, ARRL - the National Association for Amateur Radio, R&L, RF Adapter Guy, and many request for donations out to other vendors that are pending.

Come make a day of it, by visiting our scenic overlooks on Pine Mountain, the 2nd highest mountain in Kentucky. Maybe take a relaxing hike to Bad Branch Falls while you are here, or take a drive across Little Shepherd Trail. For more info on any of those activities, please contact Letcher County Tourism.

Roland Brown II - KY4RDB

Earlier Event: April 13
Pet Pictures w/ the Easter Bunny
Later Event: April 13
Record Store Day 2019 at RMC